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the heat on congress applying new pressure on sunday in an interview with david gregory on "meet the press." nbc news white house correspondent has details. >> reporter: on "meet the press," president obama continued his public campaign to pressure congress. >> if congress doesn't act, then everybody's taxes go up, and for the average family that could mean a loss of $2,000 in income and the who economy can slow down. >> reporter: he called an lawmakers to strike a deal or hold a vote on his plan which would raise tax rates on wealthy americans a major sticking points for republicans. >> the way they are behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest americans are protected. that seems to be their only overriding unifying theme. >> reporter: after the interview republican leaders accused the president of assigning blame instead of leading. >> when they say leadership falls on you mr. president you don't have a role here in breaking this impasse. you've had a tough go with congress. >> if folks can't say yes to good offers, then i also have an obligat
pressure sunday in an interview with david gregory on "meet the press." nbc news white house correspondent kristin welker has details. >> reporter: on "meet the press," president obama continued his public campaign to pressure congress. >> if congress doesn't act, then everybody's taxes go up. and for the average family, that could mean a loss of $2,000 in income, and the whole economy could slow down at a time when the economy's actually starting to pick up. >> reporter: he again called on lawmakers to strike a deal or hold a vote on his plan which would raise tax rates on wealthy americans, a major sticking point for republicans. >> the way they're behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest americans are protected. that seems to be their only overliove overriding theme. >> reporter: after the interview, republicans accused the president of assigning blame instead of leading. >> when they say leadership falls on you, mr. president, you don't have a role in breaking this impact? you've had a tough go with congress. >> david, at a certain point, i
pressure sunday in an interview with david gregory on "meet the press." nbc news white house co. an hold a vote on his plan which would raise tax rates on wealthy americans, a major sticking point for republicans. >> the way they're behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthieri would raise tax rates on wealthy americans, a major sticking point for republicans. >> the way they're behaving is that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest americans are protected. that seems to be their only beh that their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest americans are protected. that seems to be their only overliove overriding theme. >> reporter: after the interview, republicans accused the president of assigning blame instead of leading. >> when they say leadership falls on you, mr. president, you don't have a role in breaking this impact? you've had a tough go with congress. >> david, at a certain point, if folks can't say yes to good offers, then i also have an obligation to the american people to make su
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will hand out grocery cards in exchange for guns. >>> david gregory described a 30-round magazine during a "meet the press." >> a magazine for ammunition that carries 30 bullets. if we replaced them and only have a magazine that carries five or ten bullets, isn't it possible we could reduce a carnage? >> i don't believe that's going to make one difference. >> we don't know if that was real or just a prop but here's the law, having a large magazine is illegal in d.c. if the device holds more than ten rounds of ammunition, whether or not it's attached to an actual gun. >> 32 minutes after the hour. we turn to controversy in philadelphia with a new plan aimed at curbing unsafe sex among teens by providing free condoms in schools. according to the cdc, 61% of high school students in the city have had sexual intercourse. 40% of those sexually active teens did not use a condom and about one-quarter of new hiv infections in philadelphia alone are among teenagers. condom vending machines are being installed over christmas break in that city and school nurse's offices in 22 philadelphia high scho
. the president sitting down yesterday with david gregory on "meet the press" and this had line from politico -- from the democratic side of the aisle and specifically from the president's standpoint, what is going on here? guest: the presidencies this as a fulfillment of a promise during the campaign that he wanted to raise taxes for people making over $250,000 per year. along with budget cuts, entitlement reform, and the house not been able to get any kind of action from the republicans, any kind of deal. he believes this is a negotiation in which she has been the only person willing to put forward any kind of compromise and the house republicans have not been willing or able. the vote that john boehner had scheduled was canceled a week and half ago on his plan be. -- plan b. john host: boehner issued a statement responding to what the president said on "meet the press." from the republican side of the aisle, where are things out the moment? guest: the speaker had hoped that there would be a larger deal, more things part of it than the president was ready to move forward on in the amount of
the news, but nbc's david gregory has become the news for this. >> here is a magazine for ammunition that carries 30 bullets. >> gretchen: the only problem is that washington, d.c. gun laws say that just carrying a magazine that can hold more than ten rounds of ammunition is illegal. do you see police confirmed they are investigating if the magazine was real. nbc has not commented on the matter. >>> many say the job the tsa does is a joke, but agents are more focused on laughing at you? a form tsa agent revealing co-workers regularly made fun of passengers in back rooms as they went through x-ray scanners and says he witnessed agents engage in inappropriate conduct. the unnamed agent sharing his secret in an on-line blog. he says he's not surprised since the tsa puts people right out of high school in charge of some of these things. >>> some of the $60 billion to cover damage from hurricane could be diverted down south now. this is a picture of the original request for money to recover from sandy. you can see lawmakers actually wrote by hand a request for an extra $5 million for sout
david gregory and he held up a magazine and he's being investigated? guest: i think is a much ado about nothing. apparently the folks at nbc checked to make sure it was legal and they got bad advice, i don't think it will go anywhere. host: rose, go and head with your comment or question. caller: i'm so privileged to talk to you this morning. this is an idea i've thrown around but nobody listens. i have an idea that cops even have to account for bullets. why does anybody need 300 bullets? why can't we ration those and there's nothing in the constitution that would stop that. but this thing about the database is ridiculous. you have to have a license to own a dog or drive a car. why talk about it if we can't do? we could ration bullets, don't you think? guest: this is an idea that has been discussed and it's one way to do is tax ammunition. that is something that folks have talked about. rationing probably isn't going to work legally or politically. the way the supreme court ruled in its gun cases it said that outright bans or rationing of certain types is probably not constitutional. no
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